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I expected an argument, but she just nodded and went out.
The manager nodded his understanding.
Alison smiled and nodded in agreement.
Luke was nodding his head thoughtfully.
“They’re having fun,” she said, nodding toward the kids on the beach.
She nodded at the waiter for him to bring in the bill.
I nodded to my friend and she rang the bell.
Mel nodded her thanks to Adam.
The man smiled shyly and nodded at her.
The ears of corn nodded gently in the breeze.
This is the American English definition of nod. View British English definition of nod.
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